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15-year-old arrested in shooting death of 11-year-old girl

May. 20, 2022 18:48 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A 15-year-old boy riding on the back of a scooter in the Bronx fired a gunshot that was intended for a 13-year-old boy but instead struck an 11-year-old girl and killed her, police said Friday. The 15-year-old was arrested on charges including murder and...

Battery charge dropped against Florida rapper Rod Wave

May. 20, 2022 17:37 PM EDT

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — A domestic battery charge against a 23-year-old Florida rapper who goes by the name Rod Wave has has been dropped, according to court documents. Prosecutors filed a notice Thursday in Osceola County court that the case against Rodarius Green was not suitable...

Kentucky pediatrician charged in murder-for-hire plot

May. 20, 2022 17:34 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Louisville pediatrician has been arrested on charges she hatched a murder-for-hire scheme targeting her former husband, federal officials said. Dr. Stephanie Russell, 52, contacted someone on May 15 she believed was a hitman, but it was a person working...

Woman, daughter arrested in bullying dispute at a SC school

May. 20, 2022 16:52 PM EDT

DALZELL, S.C. (AP) — A 67-year-old South Carolina woman and her daughter face charges of assault after a dispute over bullying at a middle school, police said. Mamie Smith and her daughter, Whitley Smith, 37, both of Sumter, were charged Wednesday with third-degree assault by mob...

Kansas City OKs settlement in arrests during 2020 protests

May. 20, 2022 16:49 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City officials have approved a new ordinance that clarifies when people may witness or record police officers' actions without being arrested. The Kansas City Council on Thursday approved the ordinance to settle a federal lawsuit filed by three women...

3 shot, 1 hurt in Hammond High graduation shooting; 1 arrest

May. 20, 2022 14:27 PM EDT

HAMMOND, La. (AP) — Three people were shot and one person was injured in the resulting chaos that followed as the Hammond High School graduation ceremony late Thursday ended at Southeastern Louisiana University, authorities said Friday. Trent Thomas, 20, of Hammond, was arrested...

Turkish police break up student LGBTQ event, arrest dozens

May. 20, 2022 12:33 PM EDT

ISTANBUL (AP) — Police in Turkey broke up an LGBTQ pride parade at one the country’s top public universities and detained all of the participants Friday. Riot police entered Bogazici University and surrounded dozens of students who were waiving rainbow flags and calling for...

Massacre video reopens wounds for missing Syrians' families

May. 20, 2022 11:07 AM EDT

BEIRUT (AP) — For years, the Siyam family clung to hope they would one day be reunited with their son Wassim, who they believed was being held in a Syrian government prison after he went missing at a checkpoint nearly a decade ago. That hope evaporated the moment they saw him in a...

13-year-old arrested in Cinco de Mayo shooting that hurt 5

May. 19, 2022 21:06 PM EDT

SUNNYSIDE, Wash. (AP) — A 13-year-old central Washington boy is accused of shooting five people during a Cinco de Mayo festival. The teen is being held at the Yakima County Juvenile Justice Center on suspicion of five counts of first-degree assault in connection with the May 6...

1 dead in shooting after Tennessee high school graduation

May. 19, 2022 20:17 PM EDT

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — One person was killed and another injured in a shooting after a high school graduation at Middle Tennessee State University, according to police. Police confirmed the shooting Wednesday night after the Riverdale High School graduation at Murphy Center, an...